Special Needs

Why Autism Educators Need To Embrace Electronic Data Collection

Why Autism Educators Need To Embrace Electronic Data Collection

Why Autism Educators Need To Embrace Electronic Data Collection No matter the industry you’re in, electronic data can help lead to more accurate results. Let’s look at a quick example, a blast from the past if you will. Who remembers filling out line plots in math class back in the day? Nothing was more frustrating than doing all your calculations and marking all your points, only to find out you did not create the graph as intended. If only back, then we had some technological tool that could pull data, generate charts, and perform an accurate analysis’... In today’s day…
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How to Get an Autistic Child to Sleep

How to Get an Autistic Child to Sleep

How to Get an Autistic Child to Sleep Sleep problems are common amongst autistic children with an estimated 50 to 80 percent experiencing trouble falling and staying asleep. Autistic children are more likely to have secondary diagnoses that directly and indirectly affect their sleep cycle. Consequently, medications may get in the way too.  This leaves many parents and caregivers asking the question: How to Get an Autistic Child to Sleep. Autism and Sleep Autism can influence the sleep cycle in any number of ways. For example, the differences in the autistic brain may contribute to irregular circadian rhythms. Circadian rhythms control all…
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What to Consider When Choosing a Drug Treatment Program

What to Consider When Choosing a Drug Treatment Program

If you or someone you love is in need of a drug treatment program, you're probably wondering what should a person consider when choosing a drug treatment program in Arizona? The plan you choose can make or break an addict's recovery. Keep reading as we break down what to consider when finding a drug treatment program. What to Consider When Choosing a Drug Treatment Program When choosing a drug treatment program, there are a couple of things you'll want to consider. Let's break it down. Know Your Options Before you commit to a treatment program, know that there are different…
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Free HelloMD $20 Credit Promo Code!

The awesome folks over at Hello MD reached out to me about becoming an influencer for them.  Having fibromyalgia, CBD has often been suggested.  I am happy to say I accepted their offer and tried their products and I am already in love! Check out our awesome Hello MD CBD Unboxing Video.  Plus check out below the video for your HelloMD Promo Code for a $20 credit! Free HelloMD Promo Code! HelloMD has offered TheMomKind friends an awesome promo!  When you check out HelloMD, make sure to use this link and code "alicia20" at check out to get $20 off $40…
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Why Sending My Son To A Residential School Was The Best Decision I Made

Why Sending My Son To A Residential School Was The Best Decision I Made

Why Sending My Son To A Residential School Was The Best Decision I Made Post written by Miriam Slozberg, Blogger at MomCrib My son, who is 14 years old, is not like the average teenager. Most 14-year-old boys are already thinking about dating, may still have an interest in collecting comic books, baseball cards, or anything else of that nature. They are also quite independent when it comes to walking to the closest store, or making their own microwavable dinners. Some even cook, and many like to hang out with their friends. My son is different. He still has a…
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How to know when your adult child with special needs is ready to live independently

How to know when your adult child with special needs is ready to live independently

two friends with disability in rehabilitation center, watching digital tablet How to know when your adult child with special needs is ready to live independently By Christy Clawson, Wondermoms.org All parents have dreams for their kids.  A good job, a loving relationship, personal success, and independence. It's no different for those of us whose children have disabilities. It may not happen on a typical timetable, but many young adults with autism, Down syndrome, and other special needs do reach a point where they’re able to move out on their own. How do you know when – or if – your…
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Autism Bullying- Protecting Autistic Children From Bullies

Autism Bullying- Protecting Autistic Children From Bullies

Autism Bullying- Protecting Autistic Children From Bullies As a parent to a child on the autism spectrum, chances are that your child may have already experienced bullying in one form or another. Children  with ASD are especially vulnerable to bullying according to a report by the Interactive Autism Network (IAN)  It is believed that nearly two-thirds of children on the spectrum have fallen victim to bullies at school. It has also been established that they are, in fact, nearly three times more likely to be bullied than their neurotypical peers. Children with Autism tend to have difficulty standing up for themselves something…
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Getting Organized as an Autism Parent

Getting Organized as an Autism Parent

Getting Organized as an Autism Parent As any parent can tell you, there are endless amounts of activities and planning when it comes to having children.  When it comes to autism parenting, getting organized can be an even bigger challenge!   It can be extremely hard to keep track of all the appointments, medications, classes, after school activities, and everything else!  Getting organized as an autism parent is tough! Getting organized as an autism parent is a challenge I face on a daily basis. Having four children of my own, three of which are on the autism spectrum, means I…
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Sensory Chew Toys For Children With Autism

Sensory Chew Toys For Children With Autism

Sensory Chew Toys For Children With Autism  Many autistic children find oral stimming a part of their everyday routine.  This goes the same for autistic adults (I find myself chewing on a pen daily!).   When it comes to finding the right (and safe) items to use a chewie, it is hard to know where to start.    In order to find some of the best chewerly out there, I have created the Ultimate Oral Motor Tools Round Up.  Chewies & Chewy Jewelry for every need! Where to find Chew Toys For Oral Stimming Thankfully there are a number of chew…
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How to Help Children with Depression and Anxiety Stay Calm

How to Help Children with Depression and Anxiety Stay Calm

How to Help Children with Depression and Anxiety Stay Calm By Candice Shaffer of Una Residences, The XI, One Dalton, The Astor, and EVGB Though we often hear about the many mental health issues affecting the adult population, the mental health needs of children often go overlooked. Unfortunately, largely ignoring the problem has only exacerbated it for decades. In fact, according to research conducted by Wolters Kluwer Health found that one in 20 children is now struggling with either depression or anxiety. Even more dire, researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia have found that depressed children are six times as likely as their peers to…
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